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9 - 13 October 2017
Barbican Aldersgate House,
London, UK

32nd Annual Time and Voyage Charterparties

Gain legal and operational knowledge to improve your charterparty agreements


We're proud to announce that our speaker's panel for this year includes representatives from Quadrant Chambers, Clyde & Co, Birketts, Reed Smith and Hill Dickinson!

Event Statistics

Full days
Hours of unrivalled industry content
Expert speakers

Time and Voyage Charterparties

  • Identify your obligations under the charter agreement and structure your operations cost-effectively
  • Explore common problem clauses and disputes to improve your charterparty negotiations
  • Tailor your contracts to suit your operations and discuss off-hire and ship performance clauses
  • Assess the charterparty period and withdrawal charges to understand how legal principles apply to your business
Time Charterparties Programme at a Glance
  • Understanding common problems with the charterparty period
  • Examining legal obligations and charter's rights
  • Safe ports, berths and places
  • Off-hire clauses and responsibility for cargo claims
  • Hire and right of withdrawal for late payment
Voyage Charterparties Programme at a Glance
  • Loading and unloading cargo – what is expected from the charterer?
  • The shipowner’s obligations in relation to the voyage and delivery
  • Understanding standard clauses in charterparty agreements
  • Laytime, demurrage and despatch money

Practical Sessions

  • Case study on legal implications under a charterparty agreement 
  • Interactive workshop on calculation methods for speed and consumption claims
  • Role play session on “An Inspector Calls - “Final & binding” quality/quantity determination clauses—are they really final?”
  • Case study session on common problems with voyage charterparties 
  • Practical session on laytime and demurrage

Both Seminars are CPD affiliated

Time Charterparties: 16 Hours CPD points

Voyage Charterparties: 12 Hours CPD points

Informa UK Ltd is an accredited trainer with the Solicitors Regulation Authority

In-House Training